Sunday, September 27, 2015

Quote of the Week

I believe this quote speaks for itself.  In order to REALLY learn, students must DO.  Practice, repetition, putting thoughts into action, applying instruction all go together to help a student truly learn. 

By learn, I do not mean memorize and regurgitate information for a test.  I mean REALLY learn. 

Aiding students in connecting information to real-life use and importance helps them learn.

Having them build 3-d models of science vocabulary and math concepts helps them make connections that last.

Reading a variety of genres and then analyzing them through their perspective and Christian worldview helps them make sense of the world and better understand it. 

Worksheets are fine occasionally for practice, but they do not need to be the main form of work, especially for elementary students!

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